Christian Matthews is a beacon of basketball coaching and talent development, whose success spans both nationally and internationally. Serving as the Assistant Coach at Swarthmore College and the Summer Academy Director for Global Squad, Christian’s multifaceted expertise has been instrumental in sculpting the future of countless young athletes.
As the assistant coach for Swarthmore, Christian helped the team reach two NCAA Final Four appearances.
From 2016 to 2020, Christian undertook the pivotal role of program director and coach for Shanghai Select, one of China’s premier youth basketball clubs. His leadership and guidance have been central to elevating Shanghai Select to be recognized as a powerhouse in youth basketball within China.
Beyond his coaching responsibilities, Christian is renowned for his exceptional training skills. He has been a key figure in the development of young talent in the Global Squad, guiding them from potential to polished players, ready to take on global basketball challenges.
From Chester, PA, Christian’s own journey in basketball started on the courts before transitioning to the sidelines. He played at Washington College where he earned a B.A. in Business Management.
In Christian Matthews, the world of basketball finds a dedicated coach, an exceptional trainer, and a true mentor, shaping the destinies of young players one game at a time.